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How To Reduce Blood Pressure Resources

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Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne...  Read more

Why Strength Training is a Must for Everyone

Think you’re too old to start a strength training program? Well think again! Strength training is just what your body needs to fight the loss of muscle, bone mass and strength that comes with age. Everyone, no matter how young or old, shou...  Read more

The Healing Power of Touch

It's common sense that a hug at a stressful time, a handshake after an important meeting or just cuddling at the end of the day help us relax, leaving behind negativity and worry. Now researchers are investigating whether this feel-good energ...  Read more

Garlic: The Big Flavor with Benefits

Garlic is a great way to add bold taste to your cooking without extra calories or sodium. But did you know that garlic offers more than big flavor? It's such a common ingredient in so many dishes that it's easy to overlook its health benefits...  Read more

Exercising with Type 2 Diabetes

If your doctor has diagnosed you with Type 2 diabetes, then she has probably already told you about the importance of adding exercise to your treatment plan. Physical activity can help you improve your blood sugar control, lose weight, and reduce you...  Read more

HELP! blood sugar too high!
Updated 11/24/2015 4:05:05 PM

Hi....For the last few weeks, my blood sugar has been way too high...up to 300 every day....I need some help to get it down....what do you do, take pills, eat to manage your blood sugar level? thanks!...  Read more

Donating blood today. Anyone have some tips on how
Updated 11/21/2015 4:54:58 PM

Donating blood today. Anyone have some tips on how this will affect the daily tracking?...  Read more

I have several questions about tracking blood pres
Updated 11/22/2015 12:49:34 PM

I have several questions about tracking blood pressure, blood sugar and water intake. there is no way to put in daily blood pressure and blood sugar reading. The water intake although you can put it in there is no report or charge that gives you your...  Read more

So I am new to this my blood sugar is a little ele
Updated 11/21/2015 11:40:08 PM

So I am new to this my blood sugar is a little elevated and I have gained 100lbs and am trying to get healthy not only for me but for my 10 month old son I am trying infused water and healthy smoothies and am looking for a friend to swap recipes with...  Read more

I often reduce the amount of fat and cals in a rec

I often reduce the amount of fat and cals in a recipe by using the real thing (oil/butter/cheese) but using less than it calls for. He will never notice if you use 1Tbsp of butter instead of three. Use sharp cheese, more flavor means you can use less...  Read more

Use a pepper grinder and fresh herbs

Burn a few extra calories by using a black pepper grinder. You keep your hands and forearms stronger with the benefit of fresh seasoning. In fact, opt for fresh herbs whenever possible - the flavors will help you feel satisfied with fewer calories!...  Read more

Cut the salt!

Cutting the salt in your food will reduce water retention, your blood pressure, and reduce your chance for heart disease....  Read more

SparkGuy's Savings Jar Club

For anyone looking for motivation to save money/reduce debt. See message board in Other Groups Forum by the same name for more info - happy savings!...  Read more

5 Simple Habits that Help Prevent Major Health Problems

It's no secret that our everyday lifestyle choices have a direct effect on our long-term health. According to a recent study, about 60%–70% of healthcare visits in industrialized countries are associated with chronic, preventable diseases...  Read more

5 Better Bites for Easter

Easter is synonymous with bright pastel-colored candy eggs, marshmallow chicks and creme-filled chocolates--which aren't exactly the most waistline-friendly treats. But you can still partake in the goodies without derailing your healthy habits. I...  Read more